FIN40430 Strategic Finance

Academic Year 2022/2023

The objective of this module is to examine the critical interaction of corporate finance and product market behaviour. Therefore, this course adopts an interdisciplinary perspective concentrating on the integration of corporate finance theory, industrial organisation economics and strategic management. I

The module will focus on the the following main themes:

Real Options
Competitive Strategy
Corporate Social Responsibility
Leadership


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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, students will be able to

apply real options theory to the assessment of investment decision
apply the theoretical and conceptual material to practical financing and strategic issues faced by corporations in their industry and competitive environment
appreciate the broader context of firm behaviour and performance in the context of corporate social responsibility
address leadership issues in relation to firm performance

Indicative Module Content:

Real Options
Competitive Strategy
Corporate Social Responsibility
Leadership

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

36

Specified Learning Activities

24

Autonomous Student Learning

90

Total

150

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Essay: Individual Reflection Unspecified n/a Graded Yes

75

Group Project: Group Presentation of Research Papers associated with the module Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No

25


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Assessment will involve a group project and presentation Individual Students will submit a reflection on their experience

Summer
     
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 38, 39 Fri 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 38, 39 Mon 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 38, 39 Thurs 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 38, 39 Tues 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 51 Week(s) - 38, 39 Wed 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 38, 39 Fri 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 38, 39 Mon 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 38, 39 Thurs 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 38, 39 Tues 09:00 - 17:10
Lecture Offering 52 Week(s) - 38, 39 Wed 09:00 - 17:10
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